This framework agreement covers both the supply and supply and integration of equipment and was split into 8 lots of which 7 were awarded as follows:-

  • Lot 1: Supply - Audio Equipment
  • Lot 2: Supply - Vision Equipment
  • Lot 3: Supply - Lighting Equipment
  • Lot 4: Supply - Audio, Vision and Lighting Equipment
  • Lot 5: Supply and Integration - Audio Equipment and Associated Services
  • Lot 6: Supply and Integration - Vision Equipment and Associated Services
  • Lot 8: Supply and Integration - Audio, Vision and Lighting and Associated Service

Key Facts

Start date
1st July 2019
End date
30th June 2023

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Collaborative agreement - Consolidation of spend
  2. A multi supplier framework agreementwill ensure that suppliers remain competitive through the life of the framework agreement
  3. Members have a procurement regulation compliant route to the market
  4. Time saving, members can use the framework rather thatn completing a full tender process
  5. Experienced Suppliers
  6. Agreement is contract managed centrally with KPI's in place
  7. Desktop calculator

How can I use this Framework

Full details can be found in the user guide, for ease of use a desk top calculator is available along with the option to undertake a further competition. CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements.

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Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on our frameworks for purchases that fall below £213,477.

"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."

Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School

For purchases that exceed £213,477, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about CPC Sourcing Cloud.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
User GuideThis is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids. YesDownload
broadcast desktop calculatorFor a desktop exercise to indentify a preferred supplier using the direct award route to market. Download
appendix 1 contact details Download
appendix 2 basket Download
appendix 3 pricing specification lot 5 audio Download
appendix 4 pricing specification lot 6 Download
appendix 5 pricing specification lot 8 Download
appendix 6 ITT Download
appendix 7 award criteria scoring mechanism Download
appendix 8 framework agreement Download
appendix 9 model contract for the purchase of goods lots 1 4 Download
appendix 10 model contract for the purchase of goods lots 5 8 Download
appendix 11 OJEU notice Download
Mini Competition ChecklistIt is recommended that members utilise this checklist when undertaking a mini-competition process to maximise the likelihood of obtaining a satisfactory quantity and quality of bid responses from suppliers YesDownload
Pre Tender Supplier Engagement Warm Up LetterThe aim of this template letter is to let suppliers know further in advance of potential requirements and allow for market engagement to encourage a greater number of suppliers returns for your requirement. Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is NWUPC.

Jane Edwards

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